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Society & Culture

Stuff You Should Know

By iHeartRadio & HowStuffWorks

Rank #5 in Society & Culture category

Society & Culture
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If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

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If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

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By Lilian40Piker - Dec 11 2018
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These are the kind of podcasts that make you laugh, wonder, and be answered. I love Stuff You Should Know.

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By Beckers255 - Dec 11 2018
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These guys are informative and easy to listen to! Love it!

iTunes Ratings

32871 Ratings
Average Ratings
26225
2855
1333
995
1463

Great!

By Lilian40Piker - Dec 11 2018
Read more

These are the kind of podcasts that make you laugh, wonder, and be answered. I love Stuff You Should Know.

Cool Info

By Beckers255 - Dec 11 2018
Read more

These guys are informative and easy to listen to! Love it!

Top 10 Episode of Stuff You Should Know

Rank #1: The Disappearance of the Yuba County Five

Jul 10 2018
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In 1978, five friends set out for home from a basketball game. The next day, their car was discovered in a lonely mountain road. The next spring, their bodies began to turn up. What happened that night remains a mystery to this day. 

Rank #2: How Psychopaths Work

Sep 12 2017
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There are people who walk among us who seem normal, maybe even more charming or intelligent than average, yet they hide disturbing and at times dangerous personalities behind what one researcher called a 'mask of sanity.'

Rank #3: Ballpoint pens? Heck yes, ballpoint pens!

Aug 21 2018
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Get ready, folks. The ballpoint pen is far more interesting than you could ever imagine. For real. Brilliant in its simplicity. Took the world by storm. We love our ballpoint pens and you should too. Listen in today!

Rank #4: Gerrymandering: How to Stifle Democracy

Jul 12 2018
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No matter which side of the political spectrum you fall on, you should be outraged about the practice of gerrymandering. Redrawing voter district maps to ensure political dominance is about as undemocratic as it gets. Please enjoy Josh and Chuck getting unusually worked up about this abhorrent practice. 

Rank #5: How the Stanford Prison Experiment Worked

Jul 05 2018
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The infamous Stanford Prison Experiment wasn't really much of an experiment as it turns out. It was more like a poorly thought out exercise conducted by a professor who didn't dot the i's and cross the t's. Listen in as Josh and Chuck give this experiment some harsh treatment of their own. 

Rank #6: How the Secret Service Works

Sep 14 2017
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The U.S. Secret Service began after a mandate from President Lincoln called for a service to combat counterfeiters. Since then, they have become more well known as the agency that guards and protects the president and the first family, along with that of former presidents. Learn all about the ins and outs of the this not so secret service in today's episode.

Rank #7: How Diabetes Works

Jul 03 2018
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Diabetes is one of the biggest killers of people on the planet. And yet, it also seems to be tied to diet and exercise, which makes it preventable. Learn about the fascinating mechanisms that can make your body go haywire and lead to this disease. 

Rank #8: Was There A Real Robin Hood?

Oct 16 2018
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Is it true that Robin Hood hung out in Sherwood Forest and stole from the rich to give to the poor? No. No, it’s not. Find out the real story in this episode. 

Rank #9: SYSK Selects: How Aphrodisiacs Work

Oct 20 2018
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For thousands of years humankind has pursued the enhancement of sexual pleasure and performance through a plethora of medicines and practices -- but how many aphrodisiacs actually work?

Rank #10: Recycling Update: How’s It Going?

Jul 24 2018
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It’s been about a decade since Josh and Chuck last checked in on recycling and since then a lot has changed. A global commodities market dealing in recyclables has developed and recently crashed. Jump back into the fascinating world of recycling.